Canary Islands, Spain: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Canary Islands, Spain? If you're planning to go to Canary Islands, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Canary Islands, Spain

Based on the climate and weather in Canary Islands, the best time to go is June. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Canary Islands, Spain by month

January

If you go to Canary Islands in January, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece

February

If you vacation in Canary Islands during February, you are likely to find that it is balmy and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally around 60 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts

March

If you visit Canary Islands during March, you are likely to find that it is balmy and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses

April

Traveling to Canary Islands in April, you will notice that it is mild and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece

May

May here is mild and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

June

If you go to Canary Islands in June, you will notice that it is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear

July

July for Canary Islands is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

August

August for Canary Islands is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts

September

If you are traveling to Canary Islands in September, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants

October

If you are traveling to Canary Islands in October, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

November

If you vacation in Canary Islands during November, you are likely to find that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion

December

Traveling to Canary Islands in December, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Canary Islands, Spain

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Canary Islands, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and F
  • A SIM card that works in Canary Islands
  • Appropriate museum wear

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